Job ID R-399012 Date posted 28/05/2021 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

MDS Clinical Manager Africa

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

With Key responsibility to develop the MDS Africa clinical strategic plan that is aligned with and complements the MDS business plan in Africa. Coach, motivate and develop the capabilities of the clinical team in Africa. Develop strong performance management metrics. Develop links with Scientific Community, Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) and collaborate with local marketing in developing a country-specific clinical roadmap aligned with clinical guidelines and country practices. Provide scientific/ clinical input into the business strategic positioning & projects.

Other Key Responsibilities:-

  • Strategic planning: Work with both EMA/ EMEA medical leader and Country/ cluster business Leader to develop the country specific medical strategic plan.

  • Work with the medical team to ensure the timely and effective implementation of the medical plan in their respective territories.

  • Team Management: Coach/ Motivate/ Develop the capabilities of the local Clinical/ medical affairs Team. Develop clinical/ medical performance metrics

  • Training and education: Coordinate medical training for new BD team members/ distributors in their respective country/ cluster. Develop, compile and update training modules as needed

  • KOL management : Works with the medical team to develop/ maintain the country Opinion leaders list and keeps it up to date. Establish, engage and maintain association/societies relationship at country/ cluster level

  • Business Medical Support: VAM: leads the planning, conduction, analysis and report back of VAM projects in their country/ cluster.  Support business case development with clinical insights. Clinical support to BDX safety initiatives from the MDS perspective in the country/ cluster

  • Review clinical papers/ articles/ reviews to support team awareness of current/ ongoing clinical developments.

  • Leads on the design/ development of clinical tools new signature solution assessment forms, etc…

  • Medical information review for any new marketing tool developed in the country/ cluster

About You:-

  • Strong Clinical background with a Masters level degree or similar.

  • At least 5 years clinical experience preferably in a business environment

  • People Management experience

  • Worked on Trainings, Clinical Strategies and Projects is key

  • Phenomenal teammate

Why join us?

A career at BD means that you are part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here you can fulfill your life’s purpose through the work that you do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

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